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whitney, john, sr., 1917-1995
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Educational Films
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4,271
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3.7M
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This collection features vintage educational films from a variety of sources. Films intended for educational purposes are an enormous, often neglected part of the twentieth century media landscape. Archived here are corporate and government sponsored films; classroom academic films instructing students in science and the humanities, and classroom guidance films on sex education, manners, and morality; military training films; medical films aimed at the public or at health practitioners;...
Topics: educational, 16mm Film
Computer Chronicles
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Computers and music, MIDI machines and interfaces, and music composition software. Guests: Chris French, Music Software; Bob Moore, Hybrid Arts; David Schwartz, Compusonics; Chris Potter, Mimetics; Curtis Sasaki, Apple; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Gary Leuenberger, Midi Revolution Products/Demos: Casio SK-1 Synthesizer, Atari ST, Activision's Music Studio, ADAP Sampler, DSP-1000, Apple II GS, Ensoniq Sound Chip, Soundscape, Commodore AmigaEZ Track, Kidnotes. Copyright 1986 Stewart Cheifet...
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Topic: Episode year: 1986
Prelinger Archives
collection
6,940
ITEMS
176.6M
VIEWS
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View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division . Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and...
UC Berkeley's Art, Technology, and Culture lecture series
by Berkeley Center for New Media
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"The contraption I'd like to show is part of a modular electronic musical instrument, called the 200e. This particular module, called the Polyphonic Rhythm Generator, when used in conjunction with some sound generating modules, forms a ridiculously sophisticated metronome that finds application in odd meter music such as commonly found in Eastern Europe and Africa, but has only occurred in Western music in the last century or so. We shall attempt to explain various details of the device,...
Topics: buchla, metronome, electronic music, electronic instruments, 200e, synthesizers
Community Video
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documentary and works by Karlheinz stockhausen, contemporary classical music.
Topic: contemporary classical music
Short Format Films
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This 1983 documentary film by director and writer Bernard Wilets examines the basics of analog synthesis, digital sampling and sequencing.
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Topics: electronic music, synth, synthesizers, synthesis, sequencers, sequencing, samplers, sampling,...
Computer Chronicles
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The computer as a creative tool used to make, display and store music. Guests: John Chowning, Stanford; Will Harvey, Electronic Arts; Ellen Lapham, Syntauri; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Music Construction Set, Alpha Syntauri Keyboard, Casiotone, Vocal Synthesizer, MIT Experimental Music Studio, Stanford Center for Computer Music. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, MIT, will harvey, john chowning, music, stanford
Animation Shorts
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Unsettling cartoon: charming at first, it grows frightening along the way. Quite modern in style and subject. more info on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0012123/
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Topics: cartoon, Winsor McCay, monster movie, silent film
Animation Shorts
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A short animation film by Winsor McCay. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0004008/
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Topics: Winsor McCay, short, silent, animation
Community Video
by twin realities dreamers
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Music by Twin Realities Dreamers download freely the OMPHALOS TAPE http://archive.org/download/OmphalosTape/OmphalosTape_vbr_mp3.zip Lyrics : No one Never Notice Dead Wall Flower ...
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Topics: colibri necrophile, ed end, Winsor McCay, mckay, anime, kaossilator, experimental, acid, animation,...
Music Video Bin
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Rick Astley Never Gonna Give You Up
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Music Video Bin
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A large variety of music videos and music video DVDs.
Folksoundomy: A Library of Sound
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258,417
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259.3M
VIEWS
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Folksonomy : A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folksoundomy : A collection of sounds, music and speech derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because...
Music Video Bin
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Jimi Hendrix Purple Haze
Community Video
movies
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James Brown   Full Concert   012686   Ritz
Topic: James Brown Full Concert 012686 Ritz
Educational Films
by Samuelson, Paul
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favorite 23
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With study guide Explains that every surface has texture and that an object may have several textures. Points out that we learn about textures by touching the surfaces of objects and looking at the way light reflects from these surfaces. Shows how man uses paints, tools, and materials to change the texture of surfaces Summary Explains that texture is a basic visual element important to all art and that close observation of surfaces helps to develop an appreciation of textural qualities. Shows...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Surfaces (Technology), Visual arts, Texture (Design), Texture...
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Educational Films
by Samuelson, Paul
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With study guide Discusses the harmony in nature and in the creative works of man and explains how harmony may be achieved in art by limiting, repeating, and relating objects, colors, and shapes
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Harmony (Aesthetics), Composition (Art), Color (Design), Art...
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Educational Films
by Samuelson, Paul
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Revised version of the motion picture issued in 1963 under the same title Defines line in art as being a record of movement, explaining how it serves as a path of action leading the eye through space. Points out that the ability to perceive line divorced from form can become a major esthetic skill Summary Defines line in art as being a record of movement, explaining how it serves as a path of action leading the e.e through space. Points out that the ability to perceive line as separate from...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Line (Art), Visual perception, Lines, Perception, Visual arts, Visual...
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Educational Films
by Samuelson, Paul
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Executive producers, Paul Burnford, Jack Stoops Variation in dark and light is called value. Value can be a natural part of any object, or it can be created by controlling the way in which light strikes the object. Artists can vary value in color by adding black or white, or by selecting contrasting dark or light color values. Sculptors create value by the way they form the surface to catch light and cast shadows. In all ages, and in many materials, artists have created value contrasts. Their...
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Light, Shades and shadows, Light (Design), Art appreciation, Visual...
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Anarchivism
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Computer Dreams is an award-winning 1988 film created by Digital Vision Entertainment and released by MPI Home Entertainment. Written, produced and directed by Geoffrey de Valois and hosted by Amanda Pays, it consists primarily of clips and behind-the-scenes work of early computer graphics animation. Notably included are "Luxo Jr." and "Red's Dream", the first two short films from Pixar Studios. The film is an hour long and features a haunting electronic score by Music...
Topics: computer animation, cgi, computer graphics
Educational Films
by CRM Films
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Ion Popescu-Gopo's animated short subject ȘAPTE ARTE (THE SEVEN ARTS) was created in Romania, and released in 1958.  This print was published in 1972. Of the film, the director said, "In A Short History I drew the story of the Little Man who is born from nature and then begin the conquest of nature decorated with flowers. I wanted to sketch in a few caricatural lines the genesis of the seven arts, giving each of them one minute projection at most." A humorous depiction of the...
Topics: Animation (Cinematography), Animation (Cinematography)
Educational Films
by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Films Incorporated
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An animated cartoon about a straight line who falls in love with a dot who is in love with a squiggle
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Topics: Animation (Cinematography), Animated films, Love, Animated films, Animation (Cinematography), Love
Educational Films
by Education Development Center; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Made for the National Committee for Fluid Mechanics Films
Topics: Turbulence, Turbulence
Educational Films
by Education Development Center; International Film Bureau
movies
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favorite 13
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Title from data sheet
Topics: Homotopy theory, Sphere, Computer graphics, Computer graphics, Homotopy theory, Sphere
Community Video
movies
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Unbelievably painfully cheesy video effects demo from JVC circa 1981. They suffered for their art - now it's your turn.
Topics: JVC, computer graphics, 1981
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.). Film Library; Motion Graphics, Inc
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Computer program by Jack Citron ; music by Balachander
Topics: Computer drawing, Computer drawing
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995, direction; Stevens, Delores, music; Soler, Antonio, 1729-1783. Sonatas. Selections; California Institute of Technology; International Business Machines Corporation; Motion Graphics, Inc
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Additional credit: Produced under a research grant from IBM and Caltech Arts Program
Topics: Computer drawing, Computer drawing
Educational Films
by Caza, Ginnette; Beyers, Charlotte K; Ranen, Aron; LeBlanc, Michel; Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange Collection - York University; Magic Lantern Communications Ltd
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Produced in collaboration with Manitoba Educational Television
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Topics: AIDS (Disease), AIDS (Disease) in children, AIDS (Disease), AIDS (Disease) in children
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
movies
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John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
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Educational Films
by BFA Educational Media
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Describes and demonstrates such tennis strategies as how to move on a court with a partner in relation to where the ball is served, how to react to offensive and defensive play, ball control, and the attack.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Tennis
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